Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Multiplication Property of Equality - Exercise Set: 94

Answer

An equation will have no solution when there is no unknown variable to be found, such as when through solving the equation the unknown variable is subtracted out of the equation to form (for example) $0x$.

Work Step by Step

$2x + 2 = 2x$ $2x -2x = -2$ $0 = -2$ Therefore there is no solution.
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